NZ Road Trip: The te Pā team are showing off Aotearoa

New Zealanders truly have lots to be proud of: our clean, green and mountainous shores are so picturesque and attract millions of tourists year, not to…

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Understanding the jargon: 3 wine words to impress your wine-loving friends

While drinking a glass of wine is relatively simple, joining in on a conversation about the finer details of a certain vintage can be somewhat complex.…

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Sam Bennett

“Great wine is all about respect.  Respect for the fruit, respect for the land, and respect for the people and the process.” Sam Bennett…

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10 Christmas gifts for winelovers

It is now December, which means Christmas is just around the corner and soon enough you'll be feasting on glazed ham and giddily pulling apart Christmas…

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Dare to Pink with te Pā Rosé

Have you tried our beautiful Rosé? If you haven’t, the Dare to Pink campaign will give you the perfect excuse to indulge this summer. …

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Check out our line up

Talk about a good looking family!  We recently had our family of wines photographed, and we think the results are pretty tasty looking. …

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Throwback Thursday

Today, for #ThrowbackThursday, we're sharing an archive te Pa image. 

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Tuatua and te Pa Sauv - perfect

Hands up who could go a chilled glass of te Pa Sauvignon Blanc, with a plateful of fresh, juicy tuatua from Cloudy Bay? 

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A taste of te Pa in Hong Kong

We are chuffed to have had te Pa Wines represented at a recent lunch at the home of the NZ Consul-General in Hong Kong. 

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Just in time for summer: 2014 Pinot Gris on sale

The weather's heating up in the Southern Hemisphere, so we've put our delicious 2014 Pinot Gris on sale via The Good Wine

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The science behind your wine preferences

You know why you like wine - because it's delicious! But do you know why you prefer one brand of wine over another? Or why you enjoy one particular…

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Why rosé wines are underrated

Why is it that when you go to a social gathering, you get asked if you want to drink “red or white?”, but never pink. That’s right,…

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5 New Zealand seafood ideas for summer

Being an island country in the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is spoiled for choice when it comes to seafood, and as such, seafood has taken on a prominent…

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Should you be decanting your wine?

Serving wine in a decanter sure looks fancy, and indeed it is, but is it a useful practise to bring out the flavours, aromas and textures of a bottle…

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3 wine cocktails you need this summer

If a glass of wine is your usual go-to beverage, you may want to keep these wine cocktails close at hand to survive the fast-approaching summer season. …

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How New Zealanders will be supporting the boys in black

While we might not be overly happy with the early morning start, we’re all very excited for Sunday’s New Zealand vs France game. Over a…

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What’s the difference between an old world and a new world wine?

In Europe, there are wine regions that have been in operation for centuries, such as the Bordeaux or Burgundy regions in France, and over the years, these…

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Your Canadian Thanksgiving survival guide

Traditionally, Canadian Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for all the blessings of the harvest. In reality, it's a day to stuff your face full of so…

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Emperor Napoleon and his entourage drank fifty bottles of wine a day

The French are notorious for their love of wine - a fact clearly demonstrated by simply recalling all the names of the most popular wine varieties:…

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3 of the world’s weirdest vineyards

If you were asked to describe a vineyard, you'd probably picture lush green rows planted in an idyllic valley, with statuesque mountains resting in the…

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Can you tell when the wine’s gone bad?

You’re having a few friend’s over for dinner, so you cook up a lovely meal and open a bottle of wine. But by the end of the night when you’re…

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te Pa Sauvignon Blanc 2015 wins Gold at the New World Wine Awards

Our delicious te Pā Sauvignon Blanc 2015 vintage has been awarded a gold medal at this year’s New World Wine Awards competition. Being judged through…

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The regional differences in New Zealand wine explained

New Zealand’s wine industry is booming, with wine exports increasing by 7% this year alone, resulting in an impressive $1.42 billion - thanks…

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Are your coffee and wine preferences intertwined?

People can be rather particular about how they take their cup of coffee - with milk, sugar, cream, foam, caffeine, and that’s if they take it in…

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What’s the perfect wine for a barbeque?

Whether you’re in the Southern Hemisphere where summer is ever so gradually on its way or you’re in the Northern Hemisphere where the sun…

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A great night with Brancott Estate, Moa Beer and Allan Scott Wines

Great night wine tasting with the guys from Allan Scott Wines, Moa Beer and Brancott Estate! Thanks a lot - it's always good to catch up with…

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Do you know how to store wine properly?

As all you wine fanatics out there have probably experienced first-hand, the technicalities surrounding how to store wine properly can be just as complicated…

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How to find your wine

If you’re one of those people who spends far too long pacing up and down the aisles at the liquor store blankly staring at the hundreds of bottles…

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How to pair wine and chocolate

Chocolate and wine are often paired together, and for obvious reasons: they’re both delicious. However, despite their constant coupling, the…

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te Pa featured in the Telegraph

Well, would you look at that! Our Sauvignon Blanc got a fantastic mention in a recent article in the British media bible, The Telegraph. 

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What’s the perfect wine to serve with a spicy meal?

Besides being delicious, a new Harvard study found consuming spicy food on a regular basis may make you live longer, and it could also have a positive…

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Our Sauvignon Blanc 2015 vintage received a wonderful write-up

Our Sauvignon Blanc 2015 vintage was recently reviewed by respected wine writer Raymond Chan. Check out the review here.

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Review: There’s no hurry with our relaxing Rosé

Wanting to showcase our delicious range of wine, we sent our new winemaker Sam Bennett to set up a stall at the Hancocks Tour in Wellington’s St…

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The top 3 destinations for wine lovers

Whether you’re planning an upcoming weekend away, a month-long overseas excursion, or quitting your day job to sail the seven seas, picking an exotic…

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The 5 best places to grab a drink in Hong Kong

It may not be New Year’s Eve just yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get yourself a drink and get a prime view of Hong Kong’s…

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Wine and seafood: the perfect combination

Fine wine and fresh seafood are a match made in heaven, but that isn’t to say that any old wine goes with any type of seafood....

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How to eat and drink like the French this Bastille Day

Celebrate like the French to mark Bastille Day, with our handy food and wine (du vin) tips. Célébrer la vie!

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How to taste wine like a pro

Wine tasting can be rather complicated, but you don't have to be a Sommelier to know a good wine from a bad one. Here are a few basic tips to impress your…

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Enjoying te Pā in Dunedin

We love seeing photos of our fans enjoying te Pā wine, particularly when it's enjoyed with family and friends! 

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Seafood & te Pa Wines - a winning combo

What a winning combination: fresh, steaming mussels and a perfectly chilled bottle of te Pā.  

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Warm up this winter with food and wine

Down here in the Southern Hemisphere, we are well and truly in the thick of winter and there's no better way to escape the cold like a dinner party. 

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5 facts that make Summer Solstice a little less mysterious

The longest day in the Northern Hemisphere took place yesterday, while the shortest day in the Southern Hemisphere took place this morning. Learn more…

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Here's what wine experts think of our Pinot Gris

The folks at Le Sommelier Fou think our Pinot Gris has aromas of lime and honey. What do you taste? 

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Check out the review of our summery Sauvignon Blanc!

Thanks again to our friends Le Sommelier Fou for sharing their thoughts on our Sauvignon Blanc. 

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How to reach wine and cheese pairing perfection

Finding the perfect cheese to match the perfect wine is not always easy. Have a look at some of our wine and cheese pairing tips to help your create an…

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